‘The English Patient’ Wins Best of Man Booker Prize

‘The English Patient’ Wins Best of Man Booker Prize

LONDON — “The English Patient,” the wartime love story by Michael Ondaatje, gained the Golden Man Booker Prize right here on Sunday evening. The one-off award, voted for by the general public, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker prize. The shortlist of five novels was selected by a panel of judges from the […]

A Photography Prize That Shows the World as It Is, and Hopes to Change It

A Photography Prize That Shows the World as It Is, and Hopes to Change It

ARLES, France — On an enormous cinema display that has been erected within the Roman amphitheater right here, the pictures slid previous. The huge Yangtze River in China, wanting poisonous within the morning mist, a manufacturing unit chimney on the financial institution sending a curl of smoke into the sky. The damaged asphalt floor of […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Renamed Over ‘Dated Cultural Attitudes,’ Book Group Says

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Renamed Over ‘Dated Cultural Attitudes,’ Book Group Says

The American Library Association is dropping Laura Ingalls Wilder’s identify from a prestigious youngsters’s literature award with a purpose to distance the consideration from what it described as culturally insensitive portrayals in her books. The resolution was made out of a want to reconcile the award with the group’s values of “inclusiveness, integrity and respect,” […]

A Queen of Kitsch Who Made the Whole World Sing

A Queen of Kitsch Who Made the Whole World Sing

Combining all of it are the events she hosts at residence, a 1937 Streamline Moderne home by the California architect William Kesling, which she painted its present child pink however in any other case has conserved. (Ms. Willis’s long-term companion, Prudence Fenton, an animator, artist and producer, lives elsewhere.) It was initially a celebration home […]

The 2018 Game Awards will stream reside on December sixth

There aren’t many particulars surrounding the programming at this level, as you may guess. If last year’s results are any indication, although, you possibly can count on a variety of video games to get recognition, starting from apparent blockbusters to indie hits. It also needs to acknowledge cultural icons within the recreation world, together with […]

A Japanese Street Wear Designer Wins LVMH’s Prize for Emerging Talent

A Japanese Street Wear Designer Wins LVMH’s Prize for Emerging Talent

The world “doublet” comes from the alternate title for phrase puzzle, invented by Carroll, the writer of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” The model’s foundations, Mr. Ino has stated, are fixed and humorous reinventions of wardrobe staples like T-shirts, hoodies and sneakers, loaded with graphic prints and symbols and references to widespread tradition. In the prize’s […]

The Biggest Night in American Fashion You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

The Biggest Night in American Fashion You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Another month, one other awards drum roll. But whilst you might know all in regards to the Academy Awards and the Golden Globe Awards and the Emmy Awards and the Tony Awards and the Grammy Awards and the MTV Video Awards and the Country Music Awards (extra awards than there are spangles on a Britney […]

Obie Awards Name ‘Describe the Night’ Best New American Play

Obie Awards Name ‘Describe the Night’ Best New American Play

“Describe the Night,” Rajiv Joseph’s sprawling and complex drama exploring a long time of Russian historical past via a handful of interconnected lives, received an Obie Award for greatest new American play on Monday evening. The play, which weaves collectively fact and fantasy, was mounted late final yr by the Atlantic Theater Company, after a […]

Congrats to the 2017 Nebula Award winners!

Congrats to the 2017 Nebula Award winners!

The 2017 Nebula Awards, introduced by the Science Fiction Writers of America, have been introduced final night time, with a sweep in the primary literary classes by girls: Best Novel, The Stone Sky by NK Jemisin; Best Novella, All Systems Red by Martha Wells; Best Novelette, A Human Stain by Kelly Robson; Best Short […]

For Birgit Nilsson’s 100th, New Releases and a $1 Million Prize

For Birgit Nilsson’s 100th, New Releases and a $1 Million Prize

Birgit Nilsson, the era-defining Swedish dramatic soprano, would have turned 100 on May 17, and her centennial is being celebrated on a suitably Wagnerian scale. There is a brand new 12-pound coffee-table guide recounting her profession. Not one however two lavish boxed units of her recordings. A brand new documentary. And, on Tuesday, the inspiration […]